Snorkeling in Fiji

Warm waters, safe seas and lots and lots of fish!

The Coral Triangle
Guided snorkeling vacations
Cost and Booking
Daily Program
We had a really amazing time. Beyond our expectations. We loved the simplicity of the resort and the fact that there were so many local people around . We felt part of Fiji which we were hoping it we would. Nothing was too much trouble and your staff were always friendly and calm. We were very comfortable in our spacious cottage.
Overall the snorkelling and the talks were highlights for us. George was very organised and attentive to our needs. The big dive trip was special. We have dived in other oceans near to Africa and felt that it was a very unique and world class place, made more so by the company of the people that hosted us. Malawi is known as the warm heart of Africa and this was surely the warm heart of the Pacific.

Caro Robertson, NSW, Australia. July 2016
Fiji snorkeling Murph Split Rock
Fiji Snorkeling -- Anenome Fish

Fiji’s place in the coral triangle

Fiji Snorkeling -- Hawksbill Turtle
coral triangle map

The Coral Triangle is a marine area located in the western Pacific Ocean. It stretches from Indonesia and Malaysia in the west to the Philippines in the north, and Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste, the Solomon Islands and Fiji in the east. Its name comes from the staggering number of corals found in the area: nearly 600 different species of reef-building corals alone. The region is home to

  • six of the world’s seven marine turtle species
  • and more than 2000 species of reef fish.
  • Over 120 million people live in the Coral Triangle and rely on its coral reefs for food, income and protection from storms.
  • The Coral Triangle has more coral reef fish diversity than anywhere else in the world: 37% of the world’s coral reef fish species (6,000), and 56% of the coral reef fishes in the Indo-Pacific region (4,050).

Fiji lies at the eastern extremity of the triangle and with a population of under one million, is a less populated area. Nevertheless, the reefs are an integral part of life there, and Fiji boasts an abundance of soft corals – as well as many beautiful hard corals.

Guided snorkeling in Fiji with marine biology lectures

Soft Coral Savusavu Fiji
Savusavu Fiji - Great Snorkeling

The reefs around Vanua Levu provide some of the most rewarding snorkelling in the world – a chance to see the famous soft corals of Fiji, swim amongst clouds of sergeant majors, anthias, damsel fish and jack fish, and see sharks, rays and turtles.

Join us for one of our 7-day Fiji Guided Snorkeling Holiday Packages including Marine Biology Lectures – a spectacular week of field trips, both in boats and from the shore.

  • On three evenings, an experienced marine biologist will give talks on the marine environment.
  • On the first day, he will come with you for an introductory snorkel
  • and the next day he will guide the snorkel and point out some of the wonders of the ocean on a field trip.
  • During the rest of the week, you will be accompanied by our staff who will guide you to the best spots for snorkeling.

Below the water is definitely the centre of the week, but we’ll also show you a lot of Fiji above the water: the following visits are included:

  • Vuadomo waterfall
  • Savusavu town
  • and a local village .

The week in brief…..

2017 Dates: January 1 – 8;March 18 – 25; June 3 – 10; October 1 – 8
If none of these dates suit, please let us know and we’ll try to arrange something to suit you.
Programme: Daily guided snorkeling trips and three evening marine biology lectures. (Free day on  Wednesday.)
Suitability: You should be able to swim at least 25 metres.
Excursions and extras: Visit to waterfall, village visit
Food: Mixed international, Fijian and Indian.
Itinerary: Arrive Savusavu Saturday morning for an introductory snorkel later that day. Daily snorkeling trips (except Wednesday). Depart the following Saturday.
Cost: All prices in Australian $.
$1300 per person twin share
$1650 single room

Savusavu Fiji - Great Snorkeling

Fiji Guided Snorkeling Holiday Vacations



January 1 – 8
March 18 – 25
June 3 – 10
October 1 – 8

And if none of these fit in with your plans, please contact us and we’ll do our best to organise a week to suit you.

Fiji Snorkeling holidays
Fiji Snorkeling vacation

Cost and booking


All prices in Australian $ per head.
$1300 per person twin share: two people sharing a room.
$1650 single room.




Click on the button above to book.  You will be taken to the Booking page for the Fiji Snorkeling Package page on our Paradise Courses website, which features a secure booking form.

If there’s anything you’d like to ask, please email [email protected] or call us at our Sydney office: (+61) 02 8094 1613.

My husband and I traveled with another couple to enjoy one of Daku Resort’s snorkeling holidays. It was a great vacation–better than advertised! Fiji was beautiful. The snorkeling arrangements were first class–we were in the water 6 out of 7 days. We saw a great variety of beautiful fish, and the coral was some of the best we’ve ever seen. The post-snorkeling excursions arranged by Daku were a treat–we particularly enjoyed the pearl farm tour and our visit to a traditional village (ladies, bring a long skirt to wear to the village).

The resort is perfectly located–beautiful views of the bay, but close enough to town that one can easily walk to shop, enjoy the market or grab a bite to eat. We stayed in a 2 bedroom bay view villa and it was perfect for the four of us. We particularly enjoyed drinking our morning coffee on the veranda while soaking up the beauty of the bay and the lush landscape.

Karen, New Mexico, USA

Daily Programme

Our daily programme below gives you an immersion in Fiji both above and below the water – daily snorkeling with plenty of time for excursions and some free time for relaxing. We may change the schedule slightly to fit in with weather and tides.

Below the water is definitely the centre of the week, but we’ll also show you a lot of Fiji above the water. Visits to a waterfall, Savusavu town and a local village are all included.

Fiji Snorkeling Sea Cucumber


Travel to Savusavu: please book your flights to arrive in the morning.
Poolside lunch, followed by an introductory snorkel.
6.00 pm Welcome ceremony
7.00 pm Dinner

Savusavu snokeling vacation


Field trip. We’ll choose which site to visit depending on weather and tides.


Morning: Field trip.
We’ll be back in time for lunch, and after lunch there will be a tapa demonstration. Tapa is traditional Fijian bark cloth, and a local craftswoman will show you how it’s made and invite you to try your hand at decorating a piece.
Afternoon: Town Visit.
Evening: Lecture on Conceptual Coral Reefs

Fiji Snorkeling holiday - kayaking


Morning: Field trip.
Afternoon: free.

Fiji Culture Performance Daku Resort


7.30 – 9.00: Breakfast.
Free morning: arrange whatever private trips you wish (these are not included in the price). Visit the Flora Tropica Gardens; have a massage; relax by the pool.
4.00 – 6.30 Excursion to local village to see the way of life and enjoy a traditional Fijian meke (dance).
7.00 Dinner and Lecture on ‘Cities under the sea’

Fiji Adventure Waterfalls Daku Resort


Morning: Field trip.
Afternoon: Excursion to waterfall – plunge into the cool depths of the pool beneath the torrent.
Evening: dinner.

Daku Resort Diving with Jean Michel Cousteau


Morning: Field trip.
Afternoon: Free
Evening: Lecture on Coral Critters

Daku Resort Savusavu Bay Snorkeling


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